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    October 26, 2012
    7:00 - 7:29pm PDT  

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we are live tonight. >> she was really, really helpful. high school students try to make sense of the death of a classmate, filled with promise. the mayor knives us his thoughts following an arson in his law offices. the giants are halfway there but san francisco is dusting off the playbook for a victory parade complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. good evening. it is friday october 26th, i'm gasia mikaelian, this is bay area news at 7:00. the death of a 16-year-old girl has left classmates at albany
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high trying to cope tonight and asking questions about what happened. the teenage girl had a promising future. >> reporter: well, this girl was on the tennis team, here on the courts today were some of her teammates who were practicing. folks were too upset to say much only to say they were having a tough time. >> reporter: a facebook page was started to share fond memories, kathy's body was found sunday. investigators had trouble identifying her until a classmate saw a news report and helped make the connection. the coroner says it will take about two weeks to get the results of a toxicology report and confirm how she died. so far there are no obvious signs of foul play. >> i know a lot of people are heartbroken. >> really sweet, patient. >> reporter: according to the principal she was a senior here who played on the tennis team and was a stellar student. >> she tutored me last year in chemistry. she was really, really helpful. i didn't know anything and then she was helping me throughout the whole process.
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>> reporter: many knew her as a bright student but considered a run away when she was reported missing late in september. investigators said she run away back in april. grieve counselors were on campus talking to students. >> this is shocking and surprising. >> it is surprising because i feel like nothing bad happens in our neighborhood. >> reporter: the principal says right now everyone has a lot of questions still and they are waiting on the coroner's report to try to help understand what happened. we are live in albany, ktvu channel 2 news. more details on the arrest of a man in connection to a series of destructurive arsons. love, from vallejo, is charged with fires that happened in the last three months. one of the fires on september 29th broke out in the law officers of the vallejo mayor. it damaged a waiting room and office area. we spoke with mayor davis about an hour ago. he said his law office had
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dealings with the suspect years ago over an estate probait matter. >> it is clear there was animosity and he sued me in 2004 or 2005 with a lawsuit. >> he called today's arrest progress. the suspect is accused of setting fires at a mortuary and a church. the arrest on two teenagers, will sheriff's deputies say the two teens were planning a robbery when they killed a woman in cold blood. this man, 18-year-old cody nicos is ha and a 16-year-old boy are charged with the murder in the death of 58-year-old barbara. he did yard work for the victim and knew there were guns and valuables in the home. they waited for hours for her
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to leave. when she did not, the detectives say, they changed their plan. >> when they made the decision to go in the house, they had made the decision to go in and kill her. >> reporter: investigators say the two strangled her and robbed the house. they allegedly returned later and set her body on fire. the teens did not enter pleas today. a jury today found a santa rosa man guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a musician. tucker was shot to death as he was driving to music practice in january of 2010. vega was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of juan car loss esparza. he mist took tucker for a gang member when he -- mistook tucker for a gang phepl ber gang member when he shot him. these photos were released
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of a robber. he hit two banks in campbell, two in sunnyvale and one in san jose. the man shows a demand note and leaves without people knowing anything happened. he is described as 5'8 to 5'10 with a stalky build. so far he has not shown a weapon. giants fans are trying to put their world series excitements on hold tonight as both teams travel to detroit for tomorrow's game 3. as david stevenson reports while they are away san francisco is making plans for the weekend and beyond. >> with two wins under the belt the san francisco giants packed up their gear at at&t park and hit the road for detroit. >> we are excited. believe me, the guys got rest last night. heading to detroit. we are having it all worked out and having a relaxed night. just get set to go for the first game there. we like where we are at but we know we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the city has a
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lot of work ahead. the mayor's office want to televised some of the away games on civic center plaza. >> we came at for the last world series. it is great, a lot of fun. >> reporter: as many as 7,000 people gather inside 2010 to watch on a giant t shr-rbgs as the giants got the title in texas. >> we happen -- tv as the giants got the title in texas. >> we we put in for the request. it has to be an away game and it has to be a clincher. >> reporter: and word of a parade. public safety agents are now looking at this after action parade report. it details what went right and what went wrong. it calls for better planning and access lanes for the disabled and medical personnel. >> we are going to coordinate to put something together quickly but we don't want to talk about it yet because we
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don't want to jinx ourselves. >> reporter: in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvus channel 2 news. and you can -- ktvu channel 2 news. you can watch the game live on channel 2. coverage starts at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. the first pitch is at 5:07. one giant's player took a detour on his way to detroit. lopez hopped a night to denver to be with his very pregnant wife, rene. doctors were supposed to deliver their second child today but we have not gotten word if it happened. lopez plans to fly to detroit in time for tomorrow's game 3. the world series is expected to give a tourism boost not just now but in the future. the chamber of commerce says the glow surrounding the city it this week could translate into new visitors and cash for area businesses. the officials say the exposure the city receives during a world series helps sell the region as a visitor and
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convention destination. a survey by san francisco travel finds 98% of visitors said they want to come back to the city by the bay. viewers have been sending us giant fever photos all weeklong. a spirited pumpkin. it came to us from marilyn. send us your favorite at photos@ktvu.com. you will find more there including fan slide shows. now, election 2012 coverage. republican presidential nominee, romney, spent the day in iowa talking about the economy. there he told supporters that president barack obama has only quote made the problem worse. >> the president's campaign slogan is this, forward. but for 23 million americans trying to find a job these past four years feel more like backward. for the democrats, joe biden hit the trail today while president barack obama spent
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the day in washington, d.c. >> it is always america is in decline. i got news for them. romney and ryan are -- america is not in decline you are in denial. >> biden at a rally in keep oshaa, wisconsin. the polls have the -- kenosha, wisconsin. the polls have barack obama ahead in wisconsin. bay area community college is showing students how they will be effected if they fail to pass an ordinance. the classes highlighted in red will only be offered if proposition 30 passes next month. if it fails the district says it will have to cut about 100 classes at the classes in livermore including science, english, math and history coursees. a 27-year-old man was shot and killed. he was standing outside of the halfway house where he lives wait for a ride to work.
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it happened at 5:45 this morning at adams point neighborhood. neighbors heard as many as 10 gunshots. vinceept jones junior was on his way -- vincent jones junior was on his way to work at goodwill at the time of the shooting. the highway patrol is making good on a promises to fight crime in oakland. the officers will help patrol city streets starting next week. a highway patrol says the add officers would be working on overtime. ahead in 4 minutes why the police in one part of oakland had their hands full this afternoon. a couple with bay area ties are grieving the death of two young children who were stabbed by their nanny. the children's mother, marina krim returned to her new york apartment with her 3-year-old daughter to find her 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter dead in the bath tub.
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the nanny, ortega, had self- inflicted stab wounds. so far no charges are filed. the motive is a mystery. neighbors left flowers outside of the upper west side apartment. >> unimaginable. a trapblg -- a tragedy. they moved to new york about two years ago. there has been a shake up in the pipeline blast. officials say former u.s. senator, mitchell, stepped down as mediator. the california public utility commission brokered him to determine how much pg&e will pay. they were critical because his law firm represented public utilities. talks are expected to begin monday without a mediator. the port of oakland is in damage control mode as questionable expenses seem to multiply.
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new information tonight. the high school football game of the week takes us to eastern side. coming up, the temperature change you can expect for your weekend and the world series forecast in detroit and when rain chances could return to our local pore cast forecast. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks.
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an oakland high school was under lockdown as the police searched for a man with a gun. the high school was put on
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lockdown. the police say a 22-year-old man was taken into custody after about an hour. woman in private rooms to 4,000 cab -- $4,000 in cabs outside of a strip club. we are getting reaction for questionable spending at the port of oakland. tonight, we are hearing from union workers and etch the mayor of oakland about -- even the mayor of oakland about what we uncovered. >> reporter: neighbors told us they are concerned about what is going on at it this bar at 14th street and oakland where we reported women in skimpy clothing be dropped off by a minivan night after night. >> we have a lot of connections here. >> you have a love connection here? >> yes. >> reporter: we asked the mayor about it today? >> i texted him when i saw your report last night and we will
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look into it. >> reporter: our investigation already found $4500 spent at a houston strip club and other questionable expenses that led to the port commission putting the maritime director and executive director on paid leave. she believes they will change the culture. >> in these areas you have to show thank you are using the public's -- that you are using the public's funds well. >> reporter: they found on two nights, lawrence was reimbursed $1500 for a business meeting at the hung shang dance theater and more for entertainment. >> the arrogance that this is something, the new way to do business. it is not okay. it honestly isn't okay. >> reporter: we reached out but have not received a reply.
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the port has no evidence of criminal activity is hired an outside law enforcement to assist in an investigation. >> reporter: back to you. >> federal officials say workers at the massachusetts lab, linked to a meningitis outbreak new mold and bacteria was growing in sterile rooms. the report released today said employees at the compounding center would turn off air- conditioning in clean rooms at night etch though they were supposed to be climate controlled. injections made at the lab are suspected in 25 deaths and 338 cases ofilless. apple start -- of illness. apple started taking orders for mini. within 20 minutes the expected delivery date for white ipad minis was put back to november. customers that can not wait will have to stand in whraoeupb they arrive in stores november 2nd. black -- when they arrive in
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stores on november 2nd. black minis are in 2nd place. there is word tonight that san francisco based current tv could be put up for sale. the cable and satellite network hired jp morgan and the rain group to set up options for its future including a sale or partnership with another group. it was found inside 2005 by former vice president al gore and joel hyatt. in a statement today, heed the media company had three inquiries from buyers and is now looking at its options. the national hockey league canceled all of the games to the end of november as the player lock out continues. 326 games were scrubbed. eleven of the sharks home games. nhl commissioner said that the league has pulled the latest offer of a 50/50 revenue split off of the table. observers say it appears less likely the players and the league can resolve their
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differences in time to salvage the season. it is friday night, time for high school football game of the week. tonight's featured match up is in contra costa county. , joe? >> reporter: this is an important -- county, joe? >> reporter: this is an important game. let's go live to freedom high school where the falcons are first place in the league at 3- 0 but no margin for error. that means dear valley can move into a tie for first plplace. they say it is about time to keep the falcons and their weapon out of the end zone. >> this just comes down to our defense, bringing to the difference it will be difficult to stop him. we are looking forward to, you know, scoring points and so are we and hopefully we stop them a couple of times and they don't stop us. one of those games.
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>> our quarterback, leading the division 1 area in offense. he is throwing for 23 touchdowns. he runs for 10 or so himself. he really is -- he is the highlight. we have shane who say good runner and, you know, the receivers can catch. so, you know, that is what brings the offensive package. it this should be a good one tonight. dear valley jumped to a 7-0 lead in the 1st quarter. we will have the highlights on the 10:00 news, see you then, gasia? >> thank you, joe. thousands of people from the bay area's muslim community gathered. the religion holiday is considered by many muslims their most important religious celebration. honoring the story of abraham and willingness to sacrifice his son to god. 10,000 people attended the festival. the eastern half of the u.s. is bracing for what could be a tag-team storm.
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some predict hurricane sandy and another storm system could combine into a super storm. meantime, the bay area is poised for a weekend warm up. mark tamayo has temperatures near the 80 degree mark [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy.
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the wind and waivers are picking up in florida -- the wind and waves are picking up in florida. hurry-up sandy will create what some are calling a super storm. here in the bay area, yesterday, you will remember mark tamayo talked to us about a warm up that i can feel today? >> yes. the forecast on track. the key headline, a beautiful week here in the bay area. the storm clouds have cleared out. this weekend we will talk about 70s and a few low 80s out there. you will notice this, not a lot of action. the most recent will come in tighter, closer to the region. mostly clear skies, a little bit of a fog bank developing out there in the pacific that will approach the coastline over the next few hours. as far as pyre danger, a fire weather warning, a red flag
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warning closer to our south. down towards southern california. we will watch that towards los angeles and san diego tomorrow. as far as the temperatures from this afternoon. a nice warm up, felt in the 60s and the 70s out there. fairfield topped out at 70. 73 degrees. we are all excited for giants, game 3 in detroit. it will be cold. tomorrow morning the temperature they will experience towards the ballpark. the temperatures in the lower 40s and dropping, possibly, into the upper 30s for the latter innings. more chowd cover in detroeut and winds out -- cloud cover in detroit. back here in the bay area, a different story. tonight, we do have this. most he clear skies, we will call it nice. this weekend, mostly sunny skies, on the warm side. next week, we could be tracking rain chances. first thing tomorrow morning, definitely want to bundle up as i mentioned. lower 40s for santa rosa.
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hayward, 53, sap jose, about 53 degrees as well. high pressure developing in the pacific. pushing the storm track way up to the north. no rainfall to worry about in the next few days. cool mornings, warm afternoons. temperature range for saturday and sunday. upper 60s, 70s, warmest locations approaching, 80 degrees. here is the fog bank i was talking about first thing in the morning just off shore. you might see a few patches standing out at the coast to the west material morning. then, -- west tomorrow morning. then, patchy fog developing by the evening hours. forecast highs for tomorrow, looks just great. oakland, 74. brent wood, 80 degrees. downtown san francisco in the lower 70s. here is a look ahead. five-day forecast looking good. a few extra clouds by tuesday. a chance of rain by wednesday,
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gasia? >> mark, thank you. they showed off the newest finished tunnel t. runs at fremont -- it is part of the four-mile extension for fremont warren springs neighborhood t. it is not quite a mile long and trains running at 70 miles an hour will take 60 seconds to travel through it. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news, we will see you next time news breaks. tonight, we are in the search of the hottest selling halloween costume. keep it here, "tmz" is up next light here on tv36.
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